English Grammar and correct usage test – Oct 26, 20141. Choose the odd man out.
e. ThumpView Answer / Hide Answer2. Two sentences are given below. Combine both the sentences in a way so that the meaning of both the sentence should remain the same. Choose the correct option.
i. It rained for three days. The streets in my neighbourhood flooded.
d. ThenView Answer / Hide Answer3. Four sentences on the same theme are given. Choose the best alternative that represents the sentence grammatically and logically correct.
a. The main impact on weather and climate come from two distinct jet stream systems.
b. The main impact of weather and climate come from two distinct jet stream systems.
c. The main impact on weather and climate comes from two distinct jet stream systems.
d. The main impact from weather and climate comes from two distinct jet stream systems.View Answer / Hide Answer
4. In the below mentioned analogy. Choose the correct from the alternatives word that can replace the question mark displaying the same relation.
ANSWER: c. The main impact on weather and climate comes from two distinct jet stream systems.
i. Forfeit : Surrender :: Remit : ?
d. CancelView Answer / Hide Answer5. There are 2 sentences given below with two homonyms typed in bold which may be either mis – spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentences. Read both the sentences carefully and decide on their correctness on the basis of the bold words.
cell cancer starts in the lowest part of the epidermis.
ii. Add the pine nuts and basil
and mash the puree to a paste.
a. If only sentence i is correct
b. If only sentence ii is correct
c. If both the sentences are correct
d. If both the sentences are incorrect but can be corrected by interchanging the words marked in bold.
e. If both the sentences are incorrect and cannot be interchanged as well.View Answer / Hide Answer
6. A sentence has been divided into four parts. Choose the alternative that contains error. If you find no error then choose the option ‘e’.
ANSWER: c. If both the sentences are correct
a. They were conferred all
b. Manners of rewards
c. Which they
d. Deserved well
e. No errorView Answer / Hide Answer
7. Choose the correct meaning of the idiom or phrase underlined in the below given sentence.
ANSWER: b. Manners of rewards
i. He threw down the gauntlet
and challenged the knight to a duel.
a. To tame a person
b. To try to involve
c. To subside
d. To challenge someoneView Answer / Hide Answer
8. Choose the correct spelling from the below given options.
ANSWER: d. To challenge someone
d. FrolieckView Answer / Hide Answer9. Which alternative will best replace below given sentence.
i. It is a soft silver – white metal.
d. FuzeView Answer / Hide Answer10. Choose the correct alternative which represents the antonym for the below given word.
d. CentralView Answer / Hide Answer